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Carrot cake

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Mother's Day Carrot Cake

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Mother's Day
Bake Mom this towering yet unpretentious layered delight this Mother’s Day. Moist, mildly spiced cake flecked with carrots and pecans is enveloped by a generous coating of cream-cheese frosting.
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Carrot Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots (from about 4 medium carrots)
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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread coconut evenly on rimmed baking sheets; toast, stirring occasionally, until starting to brown, about 10 minutes (or longer if darker color is desired). Transfer sheet to a wire rack; let coconut cool completely.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread nuts evenly on a rimmed baking sheet; toast, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, 8 to 10 minutes (watch carefully to prevent burning). Transfer sheet to a wire rack; let nuts cool completely.
  • 1 pound medium carrots, peeled and finely grated
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped, pod reserved for another use (or 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins (optional)
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans, toasted and finely chopped (optional; how-to follows)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Sweetened shredded coconut, toasted (how-to follows), for decorating
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Carrot Cake

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Carrots, Dessert
Ingredients
  • Butter, for pans
  • 4 medium carrots
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
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Carrot Cake

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Birthday Carrot Cake, Part 1

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Birthday Carrot Cake, Part 2

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Carrot Cake with Lime Mascarpone Icing Recipe

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Mini Carrot Cupcakes, Part 1

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